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Sacramento Valley IAFCI - 2nd Annual Training Day on 10/26/2011


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Sacramento Valley IAFCI - 2nd Annual Training Day on 10/26/2011

  1. 1. SACRAMENTO VALLEY CHAPTER IAFCI P. O. Box 429, Sacramento, CA 95812 - - 2nd Annual Chapter Training DayWhen: Wednesday, October 26, 2011Where: State Farm Insurance – Roseville Operations Center - Placer Room 2995 Foothills Blvd, Roseville, CA 95747 - (Directions/map below)Time: 8:45 am – 5:00 pmRSVP: To ensure your BUILDING ACCESS and a seat, RSVP via email to st by FRIDAY, October 21 , 2011. ROOM CAPACITY 70 = SIGN UP EARLY!!!Cost: IAFCI Members - $50.00 (Cash or Check at sign-in) Non-Members (Approved attendees) - $75.00 (Cash or Check at sign-in) 7 hours CPE credit with certificates provided at the end of training Agenda8:45 - 9:30 am Registration / Coffee / Pastries9:30 - 11:00 am Cell Phone – Smart Phone Forensics Detective Brian Farnsworth - CDI – Fraud Division11:00 am to Questioned Documents – Forensic Investigative Techniques12:30 pm Martha Blake, Forensic Document Examiner San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab12:30 - 1:00 pm Networking Lunch (meal provided)1:00 - 2:00 pm Trends in Financial Crimes in the Eastern District of CA Steve Lapham - Assistant U.S. Attorney2:00 - 3:00 pm Asset Forfeiture Financial Investigator Program – Overview Larry Gloth, Senior Inspector and Asset Forfeiture Financial Investigator - U.S. Marshals Service - District of Oregon3:00 - 4:00 pm Organized Mail Theft Rings – Check Washing Inspector James Rickher - Team Leader, Oakland Mail Theft Team U.S. Postal Inspection Service4:00 - 5:00 pm Check Clearing System Juliana Andrews - VP Risk Management BSA/AML - F & M Bank
  2. 2. Speaker’s BiographiesDetective Brian Farnsworth - California Department of Insurance – Fraud DivisionBrian Farnsworth is a Detective on the Computer Forensics Team with the State of California Department ofInsurance Fraud Division. Brian is assigned to the Sacramento Valley Hi-Tech Crimes Task Force. As a computerforensics team member, he specializes in cell phone and computer forensic. Part-Time, he teaches lock picking withCarey and Associates and has been for over 6 years.Martha Blake - Quality Assurance Manager - Forensic Document ExaminerSan Francisco Police Department Crime LabMartha “Marty” Blake graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a degree in Criminalistics in 1974, and a Master ofCriminology Degree in 1978. She was trained in the examination of questioned documents by the US Postal CrimeLab in San Bruno from 1983-1987 and is certified by the American Board of Forensic Document Examiners and theAmerican Board of Criminalistics. Marty was a Forensic Document Examiner for the Oakland Police Department from1986-1990 and for the San Francisco Police Department from 1990 to 1996. She is a member of the SouthwesternAssociation of Forensic Document Examiners and the Questioned Document Section of the American Academy ofForensic Sciences. She has presented numerous papers at professional meetings and published three articles on thesubject. She has testified over 75 times on forensic document matters and is currently the Quality AssuranceManager and Forensic Document Examiner for the San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab.Steve Lapham - Assistant U.S. Attorney - Eastern District of CASteve Lapham has been an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Sacramento for over 27 years specializing in arson, domesticand international terrorism, and major fraud. He’s currently Chief of the Special Prosecutions Unit. Steve is probablybest known for his prosecution of Theodore Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, but he has also handled several otherhigh profile cases including the firebombing of three synagogues in Sacramento, a plot to blow up two 12 milliongallon propane tanks in Elk Grove and, more recently, the arson that destroyed a large portion of the RosevilleGalleria mall. Over the course of his career Steve has investigated and prosecuted virtually every type of fraudoffense including Ponzi schemes, advance fee schemes, bustout schemes, prime bank note schemes, pyramid andmulti-level marketing schemes, and other types of investment fraud. He is currently handling several mortgage fraudcases. Steve graduated from UCLA with a degree in history and from Hastings College of the Law where he was aneditor on the law journal. Following law school Steve clerked for a Justice of the Alaska Supreme Court beforejoining a private law firm in San Francisco. Steve joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in 1984.Larry Gloth - Senior Inspector, Asset Forfeiture Financial InvestigatorU.S. Marshals Service - District of OregonSenior Inspector Larry Gloth is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts. He then joined the U.S. Marine Corpsas an Infantry Officer from 1991 to 1996. In 1996, Larry joined the U.S. Marshalls Service as a Deputy U.S. Marshalland he has been assigned to the Central District of Los Angeles, CA; the Portland District in Oregon; and, theWitness Protection Division. Larry is currently a Senior Inspector – Asset Forfeiture Financial Investigator with theU.S. Marshals Service -District of Oregon.James Rickher - US Postal Inspector, Team LeaderUS Postal Inspection Service, San Francisco DivisionJames has been with the Inspection Service since January 2000 and has investigated mail theft and identity theft hiswhole career. He has served as the Team Leader of the Oakland External Crimes Team since April 2006. James isa graduate of Arizona State and Northern Illinois University College of Law. Prior to starting his career with the USPostal Inspection Service he worked briefly as a criminal defense attorney with the Office of the Public Defender inLake County, Illinois.Juliana Andrews - Vice President Risk Management BSA/AML, F & M BankJuliana Andrews began her banking career at American Savings Bank in the Loss Management Department workingrobbery, fraud and employee defalcation cases. She also worked on Risk Operations and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)and Compliance issues at Washington Mutual Bank (WAMU), and in seeing WAMU through many acquisitions overten years. At F & M Bank Juliana is assigned to the Risk Management Department and she manages the BSAfunctions for the bank. Juliana’s 15-year experience in banking has been focused on investigating bank fraud andBSA. She is a graduate of California Bankers Association Compliance School.
  3. 3. DIRECTIONSDirection to Roseville Operation Center -2995 Foothills Boulevard, Roseville, CA: Hwy 80 E or W, take theAuburn/Riverside Road exit and follow the directions to Riverside Road. At the second light, Cirby Road, take aleft. Follow Cirby till dead-end and take a right onto Foothills Blvd. At the second light, Vineyard Blvd., take aright. The Roseville Operation Center will be at the corner of Foothills and Vineyard. You can enter the parking lot offVineyard and the main entrance of the building faces Foothills Blvd.